Lock Out Tag Out
Worker safety is of premier importance. Food processing is often on an industrial scale with automated equipment and many potential hazards. Being aware and trained to deal with these potential hazards and workplace situations is critical for employee safety. This course will provide workers in the food processing industry with knowledge of the safety requirements necessary to ensure a healthy and safe work environment.
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Everyone in the workplace, from the employer to the newest worker, has different but important duties to keep the workplace safe. As employers have the most authority in the workplace, they have the greatest responsibility but it’s important for your own safety that you understand everyone’s health and safety duties, including yours.
In this course, we will explore 5 critical Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) topics. What it is, why it’s important, the basics steps, your responsibilities, and LOTO on-the-job:
Module 1 – What is LOTO?
In this module you will learn the definition of LOTO and what this life-saving rule (LSR) is comprised of.
Module 2 – Why is LOTO important?
In this module you will learn, why LOTO is a LSR and how important it is to comply with all LOTO procedures in your food processing facility.
Module 3 – What are the General Steps of LOTO?
LOTO has general, site-specific, and equipment specific requirements. This course looks at the general steps but be sure to check in with your supervisor on your site-specific and equipment specific requirements.
Module 4 – What are the Responsibilities of LOTO?
In this module we will look at the responsibilities of managers, supervisors, and employees in the LOTO process.
Module 5 – Case Study
In this module you will have an opportunity to apply your knowledge in two LOTO case studies.
*All participants will receive a nationally recognized certificate upon successful completion of the course
Who Should Take This Course?
- Production Personnel
- Sanitation Team
- Plant Manager